Brooke's Homemade Cheddar Crackers

By One Hungry Mama
February 9, 2010
6 Comments


Author Notes: Move over goldfish and bunnies! The recipe for these irresistible crackers, passed down through a dear friend's family, become a favorite to everyone who tries them. They are simple enough to feed a toddler enjoying her first movie and with flavor enough to satisfy grown ups on a cozy movie night... after the kids have gone to bed. Make these once and you'll want to make sure you always have some around. One Hungry Mama

Makes: about 3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 pound extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated (the better the quality, the better the cracker)
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In the meantime, cream together butter and cheese.
  2. Mix flour and salt. Then add flour mixture into cheese and butter mixture. Mix well.
  3. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten and prick top with a fork. Bake for 12-15 minutes.

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Reviews (6) Questions (1)

6 Comments

EO February 16, 2016
These are simple to make and delicious. Great travel snacks.
 
Marge July 23, 2014
Just stumbled upon this recipe. Made it with a few pinches more salt, some freshly ground pepper, and I used some cold water in step two to help the dough come together, like with a pie crust. I am very pleased with the result!
 
npwriter January 1, 2012
I made these for a party and they were a big hit. I used a good-quality New York smoked cheddar, extra sharp. They were extremely easy to make. Thanks so much.
 
cgilsbach October 16, 2011
These crackers are fabulous! I find myself making them frequently on Sunday afternoons, it's a great football snack. Thanks!
 
Sagegreen November 2, 2010
These look like a great idea!
 
Jennifer A. February 9, 2010
Lovely photograph! and I am pleasantly surprised with the simplicity of this recipe.